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LaPorte County collection, 1893-1956

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S2084 (Text) 00000106180540 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.03 Cubic Feet (2 folders)

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2019/09/25 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/09/25 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection primarily consists of copies of articles related to the history of LaPorte County, Indiana. They include "Prehistoric LaPorte" by Warren C. Ransburg, "Old Mills of LaPorte County" by Dr. S. Arthur Stewart, an obituary of Mrs. Viola Andrew Cochran from the LaPorte Herald Argus on March 13, 1930, "History of the Trail Creek Region", "Michigan City's First Hundred Years", "A Survey of Michigan City", and an address to the Indiana Historical Society by Jay Archibald Holmes. Also within the collection: a letter to Lew Wallace, Jr. from H. H. Root dated January 6, 1893, "The Open Door", a short play by Ruth Andrew Coffeen, Dwyer Products Corporation datasheets, and a ditch notice that appeared in newsprint, circa 1898.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
LaPorte County collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
LaPorte County is located in northwest Indiana. Its largest city is Michigan City. It was home to the Potawatomi tribe before the appearance of white settlers from the east.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: LaPorte County (Ind.)
Michigan City (Ind.)
Genre: Articles.

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